Press Releases

  • Azerbaijan Highlights Double Standards in International Community

    August 29 2014 3:42 AM ET

    BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory.

  • Mobile Games Power MNC Media Investment's Turnover Surges to US$27m in 1H2014

    August 29 2014 3:32 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within six months of its repositioning, MNC Media Investment Ltd (ASX: MIH) ("MNCMI" or "the Group"), a provider of media and entertainment content and services in key strategic markets in Asia, has seen its sales soar to US$27.0 million in 1H2014.

  • Forum Synergies Leads with Rs 100 Crore in Third Funding Round for Attero

    August 29 2014 3:30 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Bets big on new growth drivers to become a $1 billion value global enterprise 

    Attero, India's largest electronic asset management company based in Noida, today announced a $15 million Series C round of investment in a round led by Forum Synergies (India), a pioneering PE Fund Manager. Attero's latest round of fund-raising, with all earlier investors continuing to stay invested as well as participating in the current round, underscores the overwhelming investor-confidence in the NASA recognized technology innovator.

  • Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014

    August 29 2014 3:00 AM ET

    ANDOVER, Mass., Aug.

  • UMC Joins Fujitsu's New Foundry Company

    August 29 2014 3:00 AM ET

    HSINCHU, Taiwan and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC") and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited ("Fujitsu Semiconductor") today announced an agreement for UMC to become a minority shareholder of a newly formed subsidiary of Fujitsu Semiconductor that will include its 300mm wafer manufacturing facility located in Kuwana, Mie, Japan ("the Company"). UMC's advanced 40nm technology will be also licensed to Fujitsu Semiconductor.

  • Launch of the Global Sustainable Development Foundation

    August 29 2014 2:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Global Sustainable Development Foundation (GSDF) is pleased to announce that the official launch of the GSDF will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Monday, September 22nd, 2014, in parallel to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

  • 2019 Value of Wound Care Market at $18B+ Forecasts a New Global Research Report

    August 29 2014 2:30 AM ET

    DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • PetroMaroc Corporation plc - Q2 2014 results published

    August 29 2014 2:00 AM ET

    CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - During the second quarter of 2014,
    PETROMAROC CORPORATION PLC (TSXV: PMA) (the Company or PetroMaroc)
    completed drilling of its second exploration well, Kamar-1, which
    encountered two prospective natural gas zones in the onshore operated
    Sidi Moktar licence in the Essaouira Basin, Morocco.

  • Teletrac Customer Honored In Field Technologies Magazine Cover Story

    August 29 2014 2:00 AM ET

    GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teletrac Inc., a 25-year veteran GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, is honored to celebrate its customer's cover story in the August issue of Field Technologies magazine. 

    The article, titled "Take Fleet Management Beyond Track and Trace" highlights the experience of A.N. Webber, a logistics company based in Illinois, in eliminating its Department Of Transportation (DOT) violations and lowering its overall fleet's idle time by 15-20%.

  • Norbert Dentressangle Completes Acquisition of Jacobson Companies

    August 29 2014 2:00 AM ET

    LYON, France, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norbert Dentressangle today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies from Oak Hill Capital Partners. The transaction was valued at $750 million (€560 million) in cash on a debt-free and cash-free basis, plus a capped earn-out relating to future performance. The acquisition is being financed through a combination of Norbert Dentressangle reserves and available credit lines.

  • PetroMaroc Corporation plc - Q2 2014 Results Published

    August 29 2014 2:00 AM ET

    CALGARY, Alberta, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    During the second quarter of 2014, PETROMAROC CORPORATION PLC (TSXV: PMA) (the Company or PetroMaroc) completed drilling of its second exploration well, Kamar-1, which encountered two prospective natural gas zones in the onshore operated Sidi Moktar licence in the Essaouira Basin, Morocco.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 29

    August 29 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

    STATE GAS TAXES

  • ClearTV Announces European Institutional Roadshow and Imminent Frankfurt Exchange Dual Listing

    August 29 2014 12:01 AM ET

    BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear TV Media ("CTV:BH")  is pleased to announce that they will be commencing a European institutional roadshow in Brussels on Friday. The roadshow, which is organized by Continental Advisors SA (Lux) will coincide with the imminent dual listing of the company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The stock will open for trading in Frankfurt on Tuesday, 2nd September. 

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  • Return of Rent-to-Own Real Estate Schemes May Bring More Flexible Purchase Options to Expats in Dubai

    August 28 2014 11:00 PM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expatriates looking for a more flexible way to enter the booming Dubai real estate market may soon have another option. In response to increasingly stringent regulations imposed on real estate purchases, there has been a push by industry experts to reintroduce the rent-to-own schemes of a decade ago.

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  • Scanning and Electron Microscopes Market 2020 Global Forecasts

    August 28 2014 10:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Miff Furniture Design Competition Raises the Bar

    August 28 2014 10:18 PM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia's top furniture design contest, MIFF FurnitureDesign Competition (MIFF FDC) makes a return with a brand new theme this year - 'Living Furniture, Global Perspective.' To officially kick things off, a 'Behind-the-Design' workshop was successfully held today by the organisers and welcomed approximately 200 participants from higher learning institutions and design firms at the Putra World Trade Centre.

  • Crested Butte is #UpForWhatever

    August 28 2014 10:11 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of rumors and speculation, today Bud Light announced Crested Butte, Colorado, as the location selected for Whatever, USA. The Perfect Beer for Whatever Happens will partner with the town beginning Friday, Sept. 5 and create the ultimate #UpForWhatever weekend of spontaneous fun.

  • Justin Timberlake's Concert Is #1 Concert On The Live Nation Channel On Yahoo

    August 28 2014 9:52 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Timberlake's live streamed concert from the Korinn Sports Hall in Iceland is the #1 viewed event on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo. This was the largest concert event in Iceland's history.

  • Nebulae Entertainment to release thriller filmed in Utah

    August 28 2014 8:27 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who is Janus? The question will be answered in The Janus Project, an upcoming psychological fantasy thriller from Nebulae Entertainment and Uptone Pictures. The independent film, produced in Utah and expected to be released late in 2015, will tell the story of a young man who learns his destiny while encountering a centuries-old threat.

  • 'Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week' Premieres Sunday, August 31 At 10PM ET/PT On CNBC

    August 28 2014 8:09 PM ET

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNBC - the fastest growing cable network among P18-49 and P25-54 in primetime* - will premiere "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" on Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT. 

    Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.